Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine Addiction Information

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The origins of the Narconon® drug and alcohol rehabilitation program On August 2, 1965, William Benitez, an inmate at Arizona State Prison jumped down from his double bunk in the old cellblock where he was housed and made the following notation on his wall calendar: “Decision to set up Narcotic Foundation.” He also circled the 18th of the same month, his target date to approach prison officials to request permission  [ Read More ]

Other Drug Information Heroin Information Heroin is a highly addictive drug, and its use is a serious problem in America. Click here.   Marijuana Information Marijuana is the most frequently used illicit drug in America today. The term marijuana, as commonly used, refers to the leaves and flowering tops of the cannabis plant. Click here.   Speed Information Methamphetamine is a powerful stimulant. The street version of the drug is  [ Read More ]

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DXM (dextromethorphan) Information DXM (dextromethorphan) is an opioid agent used as a cough suppressant. DXM has been around since the 1960’s and is found in more than 140 over-the-counter products. Abuse of DXM, especially by teenagers in the rave scene, is becoming more widespread throughout the United States. Because of this, interest in the drug is growing rapidly. Street Names Street names for dextromethorphan include “C-C-C”, “Robo”, “Skittles”, “Red Devils”,  [ Read More ]

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Ecstasy Information MDMA, called “Adam,” “ecstasy,” or “XTC” on the street, is asynthetic, psychoactive (mind-altering) drug with hallucinogenic andamphetamine-like properties. Its chemical structure (3-4 methylenedioxymeth-amphetamine) is similar to two other synthetic drugs, MDA and methamphetamine,which are known to cause brain damage.Beliefs about MDMA are reminiscent of similar claims made about LSD in the 1950s and 1960s, which proved to be untrue. According to its proponents, MDMA can make people trust  [ Read More ]